City of Monticello, Iowa
Posted on February 09, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Monticello City Council Budget Workshop February 11, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.
Monticello Renaissance Center, 220 E. 1st Street, Monticello, Iowa
Mayor: Dena Himes City Administrator: Doug Herman
City Council: Staff:
At Large: Dave Goedken City Clerk/Treas.: Sally Hinrichsen
At Large: Brian Wolken Public Works Dir.: Brant LaGrange
Ward #1: Rob Paulson City Engineer: Patrick Schwickerath
Ward #2: Johnny Russ Police Chief: Britt Smith
Ward #3: Chris Lux Ambulance Dir.: Vacant
Ward #4: Tom Yeoman, Mayor Pro Tem
– Call to Order – 1:00 P.M.
– Pledge of Allegiance
– Roll Call
– Agenda Addition/Agenda Approval
· FY ’18 Budget Review and Analysis
Adjournment: Pursuant to §21.4(2) of the Code of Iowa, the City has the right to amend this agenda up until 24 hours before the posted meeting time.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
CITY OF MONTICELLO, IOWA
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Sealed bids for the work comprising the improvement as stated below must be filed before 10:00 A.M. according to the clock in the office of the Monticello City Clerk on Thursday, February 2, 2017, in the office of the Monticello City Clerk, Monticello City Hall, 200 East First Street, Monticello, Iowa. Bids received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.
Sealed proposals will be opened and bids tabulated at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 2, 2017, in the Monticello City Hall for consideration by the Monticello City Council at its meeting on Monday, February 6, 2017.
Work on the improvements may commence in accordance with the written Notice to Proceed and not prior to May 1, 2017 following approval of the contract by the Monticello City Council, and be completed as stated below. The work shall be performed regularly and diligently throughout the duration of the project. The Contractor shall have ninety (90) Calendar Days to fully complete the work as stated in the Contract Documents. Calendar Days will begin the earlier of either the first day the Contractor begins work on-site or the late start date. The late start date shall be July 18, 2017.
The contract documents are available with the Monticello City Clerk and may be examined at the Monticello City Hall, 200 East First Street, Monticello, Iowa. Copies of the project documents may be obtained from Snyder & Associates, Inc. 5005 Bowling Street SW, Suite A Cedar Rapids, Iowa upon payment of $100 deposit. Deposit shall be refundable upon return of the contract documents in a reusable condition within 14 days after the award of the project. Electronic contract documents are available at no cost by clicking on the “Bids” link at www.snyder-associates.com and choosing the North Water Tower Repainting Maintenance Project from the list. Project information, Engineer’s cost opinion, and planholder information is also available at no cost at this website. Downloads require the user to register for a free membership at www.QuestCDN.com.
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes.
In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference as against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference allowed shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply the same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.
General Nature of the Public Improvement
THE MONTICELLO NORTH WATER TOWER REPAINTING MAINTENANCE PROJECT includes providing containment, removal of existing interior and exterior coatings via sand blasting, and repainting the interior and exterior of the 500,000 gallon, leg elevated water tower. Tank repairs may be added to the project as determined to be necessity by the City of Monticello and the Engineer.
Each bidder shall accompany its bid with bid security as defined in Iowa Code Section 26.8, as security that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety bond, in a form acceptable to the Jurisdiction, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to 100% of the amount of the contract. The bidder’s security shall be in the amount fixed in the Instruction to Bidders and shall be in the form of a cashier’s check or a certified check drawn on an FDIC insured bank in Iowa or on an FDIC insured bank chartered under the laws of the United States; or a certified share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States; or a bid bond on the form provided in the contract documents with corporate surety satisfactory to the Jurisdiction. The bid shall contain no condition except as provided in the specifications.
The City Council, City of Monticello, Iowa reserves the right to defer acceptance of any bid for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after receipt of bids and no bid may be withdrawn during this period.
Each successful bidder will be required to furnish a corporate surety bond in an amount equal to 100% of its contract price. Said bond shall be issued by a responsible surety approved by the City Council, City of Monticello, Iowa and shall guarantee the faithful performance of the contract and the terms and conditions therein contained and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all material and labor, and protect and save harmless the City of Monticello, Iowa from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the contract and shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvement caused by failures in materials and construction for a period of two years from and after acceptance of the contract. The guaranteed maintenance period for new paving shall be four years.
The City Council, City of Monticello, Iowa, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Contractor shall fully complete the project within ninety (90) Calendar Days of the earlier of either initially beginning work on-site or the late start date. The Late Start date shall be July 18, 2017. Should the contractor fail to complete the work in this timeframe, liquidated damages of $500 per calendar day will be assessed for work not completed within the designated contract term.
The City Council, City of Monticello, Iowa does hereby reserve the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to enter into such contract, or contracts, as it shall deem to be in the best interest of the jurisdiction.